Delaware represented well in Carpenter Cup softball

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Midd Penn won this year’s Carpenter Cup softball tournament held at FDR Park in Philadelphia this week, but the State of Delaware was well represented.  Delaware South went 3-0 to win its bracket in pool play Tuesday while Delaware North (2-1) finished second in the same bracket. That qualified both teams for Wednesday’s championship round. The tournament featured 16 teams …

Blue Gold Football Game

Blue wins DFRC All Star Football Game

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  Behind Salesianum’s Connor Campbell, the Blue snapped the Gold’s 4-game win streak with a 26-13 win Saturday night at Delaware Stadium. The win gives the Blue a 33-30-3 lead in the series that dates back to 1956. Campbell, passed for two touchdowns and more than 200 yards and was voted the game’s Outstanding Player. The Gold’s Lucas Ruppert of …

66th annual DFRC Blue Gold All-Star Football Game

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The 66th annual DFRC Blue Gold All-Star Football Game will be played tonight at Delaware Stadium on the campus of the University of Delaware. The game supports the enrichment of children and young adults with intellectual disabilities. Delaware’s finest high school students are selected to participate as football players, cheerleaders, band members and school ambassadors. Both football teams comprise 36 …

Cape holds off Appo for state championship

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

WILMINGTON — Cape Henlopen picked the right time to put up a crooked number on the scoreboard in the DIAA baseball championship game on Monday night. The Vikings scored three times in the bottom of the sixth inning, then held off a potential Appoquinimink rally in the seventh for a 4-1 win and their second title since 2018. On a …

Sallies win back to back lacrosse state championships 

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Salesianum faced off with Cape Henlopen for the third year in a row. Cape won in 2019 by a score of 12-10 and Sallies avenged that loss with a 12-10 victory in 2021. This year Sallies was able to take back to back state championships with a 13-11 victory.  Cape Henlopen took a 7-6 lead into the half. They were …

Spartans crowned Division II Soccer Champs

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Saint Mark’s avenged last year’s loss in the state championship to Caravel with a 2-1 victory to capture the 2022 DIAA Division II girls soccer state championship. Caravel was able to edge the Spartans by a score of 3-2 last season, but 2022 was Saint Mark’s year.  Saint Marks took the opening possession of the game with a drop back …

Caravel wins thrilling softball championship over Sussex Central

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

A Memorial weekend crowd of nearly 700 fans witnessed another great game between Caravel and Sussex Central at the University of Delaware. For the 2nd straight year, the Buccaneers won by a single run for the program’s record 12th DIAA softball state title. The game featured two sophomores in the circle in Madge Layfield of Central and Kasey Xenidis of …

Sussex Central wins pitching dual, returns to state finals

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Schools

For five innings Madge Layfield and Savannah Laird looked “unhittable” in a scoreless softball semifinal. Then the third time through the lineup, the Golden Knights found success against the Appoquinimink “ace” as MaKenna Messina lofted a first-pitch fastball over the centerfield fence in the top of the 6th to break up Laird’s perfect game. Two outs later, Mya Jones and …

Meet the 2022 Delaware Sports Hall of Fame inductees

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

WILMINGTON — A full house gathered at the Chase Center on the Riverfront on May 12 to welcome the latest inductees to the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame. The nine men and women brought into the hall represented a diverse group representing all corners of Delaware and a variety of sports. Chuck Durante, the president of the DSMHOF, …

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Delaware Live spring sports week 5 top 10 rankings

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Baseball Week 5 Ranking   Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking Comments 1 Appoquinimink  8-0 1 Host #4 Sallies on Thursday 2 DMA 8-1 7 3 Sussex Central 6-1 2 4 Sallies 6-1 4 Beat St Marks, lost to Sussex Tech 5 Conrad 5-1 5 Only lose to #1 Appo 6 Saint Mark’s 7-2 3 Lost 7-4 to Sallies last …